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  • And We Thought Aluminum was Bad...

    Can your deodorant really cause cancer? New research says the answer is yes. CNN recently announced a recall of several major deodorant brands, including Old Spice and Secret, that were found to have benzene in their spray deodorant products. According to the Centers for Disease Control and World...
  • Breaking up with Body Odor for Good

    My mom took me to the pediatrician at seven years old because I had body odor. She was convinced something was wrong with me. Perhaps I was suffering from Trimethylaminuria (fish odor disease), or starting puberty very early. The doctor, who always handled my mother’s anxiety and late night phone...
  • Your Effortless Underarm Skincare Guide

    When did armpits become a go-to descriptor for some of the worst places in the world? New Jersey, Florida, even Battle Mountain, Nevada have all been referred to as “the armpit” to denote some intangible terrible-ness that wafts off them.  We’re looking to upend that narrative - for New Jersey a...
  • Why Sweating Is Good For You

    Ever wonder why our bodies sweat? Or maybe you wish you could skip sweat all together and just live a stink-free existence. Fun fact – sweating and stink aren’t the same thing. Sweating means your body is healthy, functioning, and thriving.Here’s everything you need to know about the benefits of sweating.

  • 5 Heavyweight Toxins in Your Pits

    Come along for a fun "info binge" as we get nerdy about deodorant. Do you know what's in yours?